IgA Nephropathy: What to Do with Proteinuria if Medications Do Not Take Effect

Question: Hi, Im 28 years old and diagnosed as IgA Nephropathy stage 3. I started taking prednisolone 30mg alternate days and cellcept 1000mg, and lisinopril 5...more>>

Is It Normal for My Legs to Ache with IgA Nephropathy Stage 3

In the very early stage of IgA Nephropathy, patients have no or only few slight symptoms so that patients do not realize that they have kidney disease. But in s...more>>

Does IgA Nephropathy Make You Throw Up

Question: Good day! I got IgA Nephropathy, but everything is under control. I have no symptoms except throwing up. I am throwing up everyday. When I eat, everyt...more>>

How to Decrease Protein in Urine for IgA Nephropathy Patients

IgA Nephropathy is a type of glomerulonephritis. Due to inflammatory reaction, filtration barrier is impaired so that protein which should be retained in the bo...more>>

Why Blood Urea Is High in IgA Nephropathy

IgA Nephropathy is the most common form of glomerulonephritis in the world. For some patients, their blood urea is high. And the more advanced igA Nephropathy,...more>>

What to Take for Upset Stomach when on Prednisone for IgA Nephropathy

IgA Nephropathy is a kidney disorder in which IgA immune complexes deposit in the kidneys. This can cause kidney inflammation in short term. If you do not take...more>>

Is It Serious to Have IgA Nephropathy Stage 4 and 3+ Blood in Urine

Is it serious to have IgA Nephropathy stage 4 and 3+ blood in urine? Recently a patient asked our online doctor such a question. If you have the similar medical...more>>

How to Relieve Foot Pain with IgA Nephropathy

Question: I have IgA Nephropathy. Three days ago, I began to have foot pain. How to relieve it? Answer: Foot pain is not an uncommon symptom of IgA Nephropathy....more>>

Urinary Urgency and IgA Nephropathy: Causes and Treatment

Urinary urgency is the sudden urge to urinate. Some IgA Nephropathy patients complain about such a symptom. Now in this article, lets have a look at what causes...more>>

What to Do for Fluid Retention with IgA Nephropathy

Besides blood urine, IgA Nephropathy patients usually have other symptoms with its progression, such as swelling or fluid retention. What to do for fluid retent...more>>

Does IgA Nephropathy Cause Food to Upset Stomach

With the development of IgA Nephropathy, you may have more and more body malaise, such as back pain, headache, skin itch, shortness of breath, etc. Does IgA Nep...more>>

How to Improve Shortness of Breath with Stage 4 IgA Nephropathy

I was diagnosed with IgA Nephropathy stage 4. Now I have shortness of breath. How to improve it? Shortness of breath is a common compliant of IgA Nephropathy pa...more>>

Why Does Upper Respiratory Tract Infection Increase Hematuria for IgA Nephropathy Patients

Hematuria is a typical symptom of IgA Nephropathy (Bergers Disease). It usually occurs after infections. Why does upper respiratory tract infection increase hem...more>>

Does IgA Nephropathy Cause Weight Gain

Blood urine is a typical symptom of IgA Nephropathy(Bergers Disease). Besides hematuria, the patients also have many other symptoms and complications. Weight ga...more>>

Side Effects of High Phosphorus in IgA Nephropathy

With the development of IgA Nephropathy, it is likely for patients to suffer from high phosphorus level. High phosphorus level can cause many side effects. Now...more>>

Is Creatinine 2.03 and BUN 24 Dangerous for IgA Nephropathy Patients

With IgA Nephropathy, you should pay attention to the changes of creatinine and BUN. Because increased creatinine and BUN indicates severe kidney damage. Is cre...more>>

How Can I Get Rid of Nausea Caused by Stage 3 IgA Nephropathy

In the early stage of IgA Nephropathy, you may seldom have symptoms and complications. That is why many patients do not realize that they have kidney disease un...more>>

How to Stop Skin from Itching in IgA Nephropathy

With advanced IgA Nephropathy, it is likely for you to suffer from skin itching. Skin itching can make you want to scratch, increasing your risk of skin infecti...more>>

How to Relieve Kidney Pain with IgA Nephropathy

IgA Nephropathy (or Bergers Disease) patients often complain kidney pain. Kidney pain affects your life a lot if you can not alleviate it timely, for example, y...more>>

Is There Weakness in Stage 4 IgA Nephropathy

Stage 4 IgA Nephropathy means there is advanced kidney damage with a severe decrease in the GFR to 15-30 ml/min. It is likely for patients with stage 4 IgA Neph...more>>